Champions Club

The Champions Club is the primary fundraising source of the Purdue University Northwest Athletics Department.

Your support enables talented PNW student-athletes to receive a top-tier education while pursuing goals of excellence in the classroom, in competition and in the community.

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PNW Athletics competes in NCAA DII Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Our athletic facilities rival some of the best in the Midwest and will continue to develop along with our growing programs.

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John Friend

Athletic Director Emeritus/Consultant/Chief Fundraiser


Rick Costello

Rick Costello

Director of Athletics

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Purdue Northwest to Host GLIAC Basketball Tournament

Purdue University Northwest has been selected as the host institution for the 2021 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments.

ESPN’s Brooke Weisbrod Joining PNW Basketball Broadcast Team

Purdue University Northwest athletics is thrilled to welcome Brooke Weisbrod to the PNW basketball airwaves as a color analyst this season.

PNW Student-Athletes Post Another Record-Breaking Semester in the Classroom

Following the conclusion of the Fall 2020 semester, the Purdue University Northwest Athletics Department once again is proud to announce impressive GPA results earned by PNW Pride student-athletes.